TORONTO, Dec. 22, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intellipharmaceutics International Inc. (Nasdaq:IPCI) (TSX:I), today announced that it has notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that it has not received notification, as provided for under the Hatch-Waxman Act, of any patent infringement proceedings by the brand owner, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pfizer, Inc., for its application to market a generic of Wyeth's Protonix ® (delayed-release pantoprazole sodium) tablets. As part of its abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) filing for generic Protonix ®, Intellipharmaceutics had informed Wyeth that it had submitted paragraph IV certifications of invalidity and non-infringement for the patents that cover Protonix ®. As far as the Company can determine, Wyeth has not filed a patent infringement action within the 45 day period prescribed by Hatch-Waxman Act.
Intellipharmaceutics Provides Update For Its Generic Protonix(R) Application
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